Culford School

Culford has clear values. We want our pupils to achieve their full potential, whatever their talents, and believe that providing an education which is challenging, enriching and fun will deliver well-rounded, fulfilled, future leaders with excellent academic results.

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    Culford School

    Culford School is blessed with a unique setting and superb facilities, enjoying 480 acres of stunning Suffolk parkland where pupils can learn, feel secure, explore and enjoy all that is on offer. Culford also has a vibrant boarding community and a recent ISI inspection rated Boarding and Pastoral Care as excellent. Day pupils fold easily into the community with daily bus routes and the options of part and occasional boarding or an extended day.

    Category: Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Day & Boarding

    Religious Affiliation: Methodist

    Roll: 400 Boys / / 327 Girls

    Age Range: 1 -18 Years

    Founded: 1881

    Location Description

    Set in 480 acres of beautiful and tranquil landscaped parkland.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mr J F Johnson-Munday

    Contact for enquiries:Mrs K M Tompkinson, Registrar

    Bury-St-Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TX

    Tel: 01284 385308

    Email: admissions@culford.co.uk

    www.culford.co.uk

    Facilities

    In 2015 Culford opened a new £2.2million library at the academic heart of the school with 10,000 books, a lecture theatre, wifi throughout and a mezzanine space with a coffee bar for exclusive use by the Sixth Form. Culford also enjoys outstanding performing arts facilities with a professional Studio Theatre and a recording studio. There is a new gallery space for the art department and fully refurbished music school.

    The Sports and Tennis Centre boasts a four court Indoor Tennis Centre, 25m swimming pool, squash courts, fitness suite and sports hall with a climbing wall. There are also outdoor tennis courts and 2 astro-turf pitches, one being built in partnership with Bury St Edmunds Hockey Club in 2016.

    Extra-curricular activities are wide ranging and include scuba diving, climbing, horse-riding and outdoor pursuits such as the CCF, the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and many adventure activities.

    Scholarships

    Jubilee (All-Round), Academic, Art, Technology, Drama, Music, Rugby, Sport, Hockey, Swimming, Tennis, Golf and Cricket scholarships and exhibition awards are available. Awards are worth up to 25% fee remission.

    Entrance Requirements

    Pre-Prep: Informal assessment.

    Prep & Senior School: Entrance examination and interview.

    For a copy of our prospectus, to arrange a visit or to book a place at an Open Morning, please call the Admissions Office on 01284 385308

    Fees

    2021/2022.

    Nursery: please contact the school for details.

    Pre-Prep (Reception – Year 2): £3,155 – £3,400 per term. Prep (Years 3-8): Day – £4,125 – £5,405 per term. Full Boarding – £7,990 – £8,585 per term.

    Senior School (Years 9-13): Day £6,895 per term, Boarding £10,760 per term, International Boarding £11,490 per term.

    Occasional boarding: £57 per night.

    For prep international boarding fees and part boarding and extended day provisions, please contact the school for more details.

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    OPEN DAYS

    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    One of the best ways to get to know Culford is to join us at one of our Open Mornings, but due to current restrictions we are unable to welcome large groups of visitors to Culford during the Autumn Term. However, every day is an Open Day at Culford, and we would be delighted to welcome you for an individual visit and tour of the grounds.

    Please contact our Admissions Team on 01284 385308 or email admissions@culford.co.uk for more information.

    But until then, why not visit our  Virtual Open Morning where you can gain an insight into life at Culford and the wonderful opportunities that await your child.

     

     

     

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